Saturday, June 5, 2010

The Loss of A Legend


The world lost legendary college basketball coach John Wooden yesterday.  His feats as a coach are truly extraordinary.  An incredible coach and gentlemen.  I've read many of his books and would put him in my "Top 5 people that I would have liked to have met" category.  He focused on "off the field" behavior as much as "on the court". His "Pyramid of Success" defined his approach.

The most impressive aspect about him was his deep love for his wife.  After she died, he would still write her love letters and leave them on her pillow at night.

Years ago, I listened to an interview that Tony Robbins did with him.  You get a real sense of the man after listening.

I look at coaching today and ask "where are the John Woodens?".  Tony Dungy comes to mind, but he is off doing more important work now.




2 comments:

筠銘 said...

覺得自己能不能做到,其實只在一念之間。........................................

旺劭旺劭 said...

「不可能」這個字詞,在聰明人的字典中是找不到的。........................................